Eavan Boland (1944-2020)

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Eavan Boland (1944-2020)

Eavan Boland (1944-2020)

A collation of national and international coverage of the death of Eavan Boland (1944-2020)


'Disruptive Irish Poet, is dead at 75

The New York Times (28/04/2020)

Article URLhttps://www.nytimes.com/2020/04/28/books/eavan-boland-dead.html (Online)


Eavan Boland, Pillar of Irish poetry (1944-2020)

She helped redefine the literary canon to include women's voices and those on the margins

by Margaret Spillane 

The Nation (06/05/2020)

Article URLhttps://www.thenation.com/article/culture/eavan-boland-irish-poetry/


Irish Times: Eavan Boland obituary. Outstanding Irish poet and academic

Boland Broke the mould of Irish poetry by making women's experiences central to her poems

Irish Times (Saturday, May 2nd, 2020)

Article URLhttps://www.irishtimes.com/life-and-style/people/eavan-boland-obituary-outstanding-irish-poet-and-academic-1.4242681


Eavan Boland, leading Irish poet and champion of the female voice, dies aged 75

Poet, who returned last month from teaching at Stanford University, suffered a stroke.

Irish Times (27/04/2020)

Article URL: https://www.irishtimes.com/culture/books/eavan-boland-leading-irish-poet-and-champion-of-the-female-voice-dies-aged-75-1.4239274?mode=sample&auth-failed=1&pw-origin=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.irishtimes.com%2Fculture%2Fbooks%2Feavan-boland-leading-irish-poet-and-champion-of-the-female-voice-dies-aged-75-1.4239274


Eavan Boland’s legacy is in her poems, but it is also in Irish life

Irish Times (27/04/2020)

Article URL: https://www.irishtimes.com/culture/books/eavan-boland-s-legacy-is-in-her-poems-but-it-is-also-in-irish-life-1.4239298


Eavan Boland, Irish poet and Stanford professor, dies in her native Dublin

San Francisco Chronicle (04/05/2020)

Article URL: https://www.sfchronicle.com/bayarea/article/Eavan-Boland-Irish-poet-and-Stanford-English-15243906.php


Eavan Boland Obituary, The Poetry Book Society

The Poetry Book Society (28/04/2020)

Article Url: https://www.poetrybooks.co.uk/blogs/news/eavan-boland


Eavan Boland: poet whose focus on women's experiences redefined the scope of Irish literature

She drew on her country’s literary heritage while moving it in a new direction

Independent (19/05/2020)

Article URL: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/obituaries/eavan-boland-death-poet-women-dublin-ireland-age-cause-a9500031.html


Poet Eavan Boland dies age 75

RTE (27/05/2020)

Article URL: https://www.rte.ie/news/ireland/2020/0427/1135169-eavan-boland/


Related links: 

Testimony to a Flowering

The Dublin Review (2003)

Online URLhttps://thedublinreview.com/article/testimony-to-a-flowering/



Preamble to the Pledge (2017)

Online URLhttps://poethead.wordpress.com/fired-irish-women-poets-and-the-canon-preamble-to-the-pledge/







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